Reading Time: < 1 minute I recently wrote a post on supposed atheist atrocities being worse than Christian ones, as argued often by naive apologists. One commenter made a video that should be interesting for you (Derek Mathias – Underlings). It’s not about atheism vs. theism per se, but about authoritarians having to be the highest power: He made a follow-up […]
Reading Time: 18 minutes This has come up in conversation on the last thread, and being in second day of my Russian chemo, I thought I’d repost for your delectation: This post was one of my most popular pieces on my previous blog, and I have, over time, revised it slightly to make it even tighter, reacting to previous comments […]
Reading Time: 8 minutes This is a perennial conversation that does seem to annoy me. When arguing with people who are further to the right of me, they often invoked deaths caused by Stalin and Pol Pot and other such dictators. They seem to think that those to the extreme left who end up as totalitarian dictators are fully representative of the […]
Reading Time: 18 minutes This post was one of my most popular pieces on my previous blog, and I have, over time, revised it slightly to make it even tighter, reacting to previous comments on the last version of this piece. I have tried to be detailed enough for it to be fairly comprehensive, though it could be more detailed; […]
Reading Time: 5 minutes Chicken Little poisons the well by assuring us that Christian paranoia about atheists getting any meaningful political power is justified. Let’s critique.
Reading Time: 4 minutes A Christian blogger defended Christian paranoia about atheists getting any meaningful political power. He got some pushback and responded with a new post. Let’s take a look.
Reading Time: 4 minutes A Christian blogger tells us that atheists are drawn to genocide like a moth to a flame. So much to correct and so little time …
Reading Time: 3 minutes A Christian blogger tells us how afraid he is about atheists rampaging through society, killing all the Christians. There is much to be corrected.
Reading Time: 15 minutes For Hitchens and co, religion does little good and secularism hardly any evil. Never mind that tyrants devoid of religion such as Hitler, Stalin, Lenin, Mao and Pol Pot perpetrated the worst atrocities in history. As H. Allen Orr, professor of biology at the University of Rochester, observed, the 20th century was an experiment in secularism that produced secular evil, responsible for the unprecedented murder of more than 100 million. (Abramovich, 2009)
Reading Time: 5 minutes A Catholic blogger claims to have distilled atheists’ arguments down to just two. And he’s not impressed.